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Seminar on Advanced & Sustainable Manufacturing in the UK and Denmark

5 September 2022
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Presenting a unique opportunity to gain insights on possibilities within advanced and sustainable manufacturing in the UK and Denmark

5 September 2022
12:30 – 15:00
Royal Danish embassy
55 Sloane Street
United Kingdom
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Collaboration and innovation are main drivers to kick-start the sustainable transition in the industry. Invest in Denmark – the national investment promotion agency invite you to join our seminar on advanced and sustainable manufacturing. Gain insight on the newest British and Danish trends in the manufacturing eco systems and learn more about your possibilities to expand innovation, export and manufacturing activities to Denmark. 

Key organisations from the manufacturing eco system will be speaking 

Made – manufacturing academy of Denmark 
MADE is the national Cluster for Advanced Manufacturing with over 220 members. MADE aims at being a one stop shop for Advanced Manufacturing working with Applied Research, Innovation and Education by having a strong network throughout the country. The vision is to enable world class manufacturing in Denmark through the development and implementation of innovative manufacturing solutions.  

AM hub 
Danish AM Hub is Denmark´s national meeting point for additive production (AM – Additive Manufacturing). They aim to make Denmark a world leader in using AM for sustainability and help Danish production companies take the first steps towards a future where we produce with less waste, less material, less transport and with less CO2 emissions.   

Make UK champions and celebrates British manufacturing and manufacturers. Make UK build a platform for the evolution of UK manufacturing. They stimulate success for manufacturing businesses, helping them to meet their objectives and goals. Make UK empower individuals and inspire the next generation of manufacturers. 

Advanced and sustainable Manufacturing cases introduced by MADE

BKI Foods is an SME (active in the food industry), which has always grown on own investments and that has implemented inspiring changes related to ‘Eco Factory’ transformation (e.g. packaging-related eco innovations) and ‘Digital Factory’ (e.g. digitalization of flow management).  
BM SILO is a top class manufacturer of ‘Modular Silos’ and you will have the opportunity to experience inspiring examples related to Human relations and collaborative aspects and the implementation of manufacturing top-level LEAN principles.  

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For more information, contact: 

Björn Snorri Gudmundsson Bøg 

Special Advisor, Invest in Denmark 

Email: [email protected] 

Joachim Ejstrup Bjørkmann 

Investment Manager, Invest in Denmark 

Email: [email protected] 

  • Agenda

12:30: Lunch  

Standing lunch. 

12.45-13.15: Welcoming and video cases during lunch 

Welcome Laura Thorborg, European Market Coordinator, Invest in Denmark 

Setting the scene: Introduction and overview by Bjorn Snorri and Joachim Bjorkmann 

Video cases: Two Danish manufacturers BKI Foods and BM Silo 

13.15-14.10: Pitches (approx. 20 min. each)   

MADE – Manufacturing Academy of Denmark Merete Nørby, Int. Senior Consultant – MADE 
Presentation on MADE – the national cluster for Advanced Manufacturing – implementing advanced and sustainable technologies in Danish Industry. 

AM for a Sustainable Future — Frank Rosengreen Lorenzen, CEO AM HUB 
A presentation of Additive Manufacturing’s role in creating a sustainable manufacturing system, how the Danish AM Ecosystem drives this agenda forward and empowers Danish Industry to design, develop and produce the green products of the future. 

British circular production startup, Aeropowder — Ryan Robinson, CO-Founder and CEO 

The story behind the success of Aeropowder, its sustainable goals and how deciding to set up production in Denmark and collaboration with Denmark has helped in its journey.  

Make UK – sustainability in British manufacturing, Brigitte Amoruso 

Head of Climate, Energy and Sustainability from Make UK, Brigitte Amoruso, will give an overview of the state of UK manufacturing and how the industry is making progress in terms of advancing processes and sustainability.  

14:10-14:40: Panel discussion and Q&A 

Merete, Frank, Ryan and Brigitte will have a chance to discuss the role of Advanced Manufacturing within Sustainable and Circular Production Methods as a panel with a Q&A afterwards.    

14.40-Open end: Rounding off and networking  

Closing remarks and networking.